Animal_Science_9-9-08 - • Diet/Ration Formulation is...

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Animal Science 9-9-08 Minerals Inorganic Compounds No carbon which means that they don’t burn like organic compounds commonly referred to as ash. Two types of minerals for diets (Macro and Micro): Macro Micro Magnesium Copper Flourine Potassium Iron Selenium Sulfur Manganese Choline Molybdenum Calcium Silicon Phosphorous Zinc Sodium Chromium Function Are very important Organic Compounds Are essential OCs that are not a source of energy or usable for protein Also serve as a catalyst in numerous enzyme reactions Classification According to solubility (Fat vs. Water) Fat Water A B Complex D C E K
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Source and Function Green materials = a good source of vitamin A and many B vitamins Vitamin D = Sun Vitamin E = Cereal grains Vitamin K = Bacteria in the gut Vitamin C = Citrus products (Poultry does not synthesize it)
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Unformatted text preview: • Diet/Ration Formulation is Based on the Following Factors : Performance weight, age, environment, and in some cases gender Feed source and nutrient content Supplement feed additives (medicines/ antibiotics) – Get what you pay for Cost and palatability Accurate formulation, mixing, and delivery to animals • Complete Feed is a Well Balanced Formulation and Should be Performed by : Professional Allied Industry Feed Mill • Importance of High Quality Feed and Accurate Formulation Results : In general, feed is the highest cost of many food animals Incorrect diet formulations decrease performance Overfeeding of specific nutrients can be very costly with no benefit Must be aware of environmental concerns regarding feeding/manure...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course AGC ANSC 102 taught by Professor Latour during the Winter '09 term at Purdue.

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